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New York to London in Under 5-Hours

CNN reports that a British AIrways Boeing 747 aircraft flew overnight from New York to London in four hours and 56 minutes, as Storm Ciara sped towards the United Kingdom. This was the fastest-ever subsonic flight between New York and London, reaching a top speed of more than 800mph (1,287km/h), and arriving at Heathrow almost […]

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New York to Sue USG Over Global Entry Freeze

The Department of Homeland Security’s decision immediately affects roughly 50,000 state residents who have applications pending for Trusted Traveler programs like Global Entry, which expedites United States Customs and Border Protection screening for international air travelers when they enter the United States. Another 175,000 New Yorkers whose memberships expire this year are also at risk. The […]

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Five Star Hotel Rooms with a View, 2019

Deutsche Bank researched prices for five star hotel rooms in 54 cities world wide, which it defined as a Hyatt Regency with a view. Where Hyatt Regency did not have a property in a prominent location, Park Hyatt Hotels were used. In some cities, the bank ended up using other brands of hotels. The results […]

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Biggest Airlines – A Decade of Change

It is interesting to see the airlines that have grown and declined over the last decade. Measured by scheduled seats, OAG reports that American Airlines is the largest airline in the world beating out Delta, which held the top spot in 2010. Even so, Delta’s scheduled seats grew by 20% from 2010 to 2019. Other […]

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Bluffworks Travel Clothing

I am a big fan of Bluffworks clothing, especially when I travel. Pants Travel pants are useful. I was looking for pants that would: Be washable; Resist wrinkles; Have pockets designed to foil pickpockets; Look presentable in the city. I wasn’t looking for pants I could only wear on safari. The best travel pants I’ve […]